Demorest Elementary School

  • Demorest Elementary School serves 489 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 43% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Demorest Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 61%.

Top Placements

Demorest Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

  • Demorest Elementary School's student population of 489 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students489 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Demorest Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2,185 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Demorest Elementary School is 0.47, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#575 out of 2185 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
23%
16%
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Black
2%
37%
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White
69%
39%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.470.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHabersham County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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